TX - Lubbock: Called Special Meeting of the City Council

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Called Special Meeting of the City Council

Called Special Meeting of the City Council

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City of Lubbock, Texas Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Daniel M. Pope, Mayor Latrelle Joy, Mayor Pro Tem, District 6 Juan A. Chadis, Councilman, District 1 Shelia Patterson Harris, Councilwoman, District 2 Jeff Griffith, Councilman, District 3 Steve Massengale, Councilman District 4 Karen Gibson, Councilwoman, District 5

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Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager Chad Weaver, City Attorney

Rebecca Garza, City Secretary

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http://www.ci.lubbock.tx.us

Lubbock Power Light (LP L) 1301 Broadway, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Lubbock, Texas

City of Lubbock City Council Meetings are available to all persons regardless of disability. If you require special assistance, please contact the City Secretary's Office at 775-2061 or write to Post Office Box 2000, Lubbock, Texas 79457 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

11:00 a.m. - City Council convenes in open session at LP L in the 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1301 Broadway, Lubbock Texas.
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12:00 p.m. Approximately - Following completion of the Executive Session, the City Council and the Electric Utility Board will reconvene in open session. It is anticipated that the open session will begin at 12:00 p.m. However, this is an approximation and the Board and City Council may begin the open session earlier or later depending on when the Executive Session is complete.

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Participation in the Electric Utility Board Meeting: City Council will attend and participate in discussions during the meeting of the Electric Utility Board in which the Board will consider the following matters:

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1.
MINUTES

1. 1. The Board will approve the minutes from the Regular Electric Utility Board Meeting on March 20, 2018.

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2.
EXECUTIVE SESSION

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2.
1. Hold an executive session in accordance with V.T.C.A. Government Code 551.086 on the following

competitive matters of Lubbock Power Light:

2.
1. 1. Discuss and deliberate generation unit specific and portfolio fixed and variable costs, including

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forecasts of those costs, capital improvement plans for generation units, and generation unit operating characteristics and outage scheduling.

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2.
1. 2. Discuss and deliberate proposals and strategies related to plans, studies, and analyses for system

improvements, generation additions, or sales (other than transmission and distribution system improvements inside the service area for which LP L is the sole certificated retailprovider).

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1. 3. Discuss and deliberate bidding and pricing information for purchased power, generation and fuel,

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1. 3. Discuss and deliberate bidding and pricing information for purchased power, generation and fuel, purchased power agreements, and related services and strategies.

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1. 4. Discuss and deliberate customer billing, contract, and usage information, electric power pricing

information, system load characteristics, and electric power marketing analyses and strategies.

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2.
1. 4. 1. Discuss and the Board will take possible action related to marketing strategies.

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2. Hold an executive session in accordance with V.T.C.A. Government Code 551.071 seeking the advice of

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its legal counsel about pending or contemplated litigation or settlement offers and hold a consultation with the attorney on a matter in which the duty of the attorney under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code ((i) Application of the City of Lubbock through Lubbock Power Light for Authority to Connect a Portion of its System with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Public Utility Commission Docket No. 47576, and (ii) Jillian Standley v. City of Lubbock and Lubbock Power and Light.)

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3.
PUBLIC COMMENT - This period, of up to thirty minutes, is dedicated to citizen comments. Each

citizen will have three minutes to speak. All comments must be limited to only those items posted on the Electric Utility Board agenda. Any citizen wishing to speak shall sign up on the citizen comment sheet on the day of the Electric Utility Board Meeting. The Electric Utility Board shall follow the order of citizens wishing to speak as listed on the sign-up sheet. If everyone who signed up to speak has been given an opportunity to speak and the thirty minutes designated for citizen comment has not been exhausted, the Electric Utility Board may, at its discretion, open the floor to anyone else wishing to address the Electric Utility Board, subject to all the same procedures and guidelines. 3. 1. Nicholas Bergfeld will make a presentation to the Board related to virtual power plants.

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4.
REGULAR SESSION

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4.
1. Presentation and discussion of the update/report by the Director of Electric Utilities, or his designee,

regarding customer service, business center practices, procedures and policies, customer concerns and complaints, website information, billing forms and procedures and LP L staffing and performance.

Tagged Passions:human resources, Utility, utility, electric, performance, procedure, and business

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2. Presentation and discussion of financial and capital statements, financing options, audits, and financial

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policies of Lubbock Power Light relating to debt issuance issues, reserve account funding, cost allocation, revenue and expense projections, purchased power cost recovery factor, and customer metering, billing and service issues.

4. 3. The Board will consider a resolution authorizing the Director of Electric Utilities to execute that certain First Amendment to Professional Services Agreement, by and between the City of Lubbock, acting by and through Lubbock Power Light and Black Veatch Corporation, amending that certain Professional Services Agreement, dated on or about September 20, 2016 (Resolution No. EUB 2016-R0037), to extend the term and provide additional compensation, each related to program engineering services regarding LP L transmission and substation activities.
Tagged Passions:purchasing, services, Utility, compensation, funding, program, utility, and electric

5.
CONSENT AGENDA

5. 1. The Board will consider a budget amendment, amending the FY 2017-18 Operating Budget by creating 5. 1. The Board will consider a budget amendment, amending the FY 2017-18 Operating Budget by creating a 24/7 Customer Service Call/Dispatch Center and adding eight full-time equivalent (FTE) positions in the Customer Service cost center 7515, increasing the appropriated expenses in the Customer Service cost center 7515, eliminating three FTE positions in the Production Regional Market Administration Compliance cost center 7317, and eliminating two FTE positions in the Distribution Load Dispatching cost center 7414. 5. 2. The Board will consider a budget amendment, amending the FY 2017-18 Capital Program to amend or establish the following Capital Improvement Projects (CIP): amend 92470, Substation Rebuild - Oliver; amend 92484, Substation Upgrades; establish 2018026, 115kV Line Construction Red Raider Tap; and establish 2018038, 345kV Transmission Line. 5. 3. The Board will consider a budget amendment, amending the FY 2017-18 Operating Budget and Capital Program to amend Capital Improvement Project (CIP) 92331, Fiber Optic Communications; CIP 92457, Customer Service Information Systems; CIP 92476, Future Substation - Red Raider; CIP 92402, Substation Capacity Upgrade - Chalker; CIP 92403, 69/115kV Line Rebuild: Thompson - Vicksburg; CIP 92404, 115kV Line Construction: Northwest - Mackenzie; CIP 92405, 69/115kV Line Rebuild: Chalker - Thompson; CIP 92406, 69/115kV Line Rebuild: Chalker - Oliver; CIP 92460, 69/115kV Line Rebuild: Erskine-Mackenzie; CIP 92462, Substation Capacity Upgrade - McDonald; CIP 92464, Future Substation - North; CIP 92469, Substation Rebuild - Holly; CIP 92477, 69/115kV Line Rebuild: Holly - Southeast; CIP 92478, 69/115kV Line Rebuild: Holly - Slaton; CIP 92480, 69/115kV Line Rebuild: Southeast - Oliver; CIP 92534, 115kV Line Construction - Oliver to New Oliver; CIP 92537, GIS Software Solution; the transfer from Fund 211 Electric Operations to Fund 214 Electric Capital; and operating cost center 7611-Transmission Supervision Engineering. 5. 4. The Board will consider a resolution authorizing the Lubbock Power Light Purchasing Manager, or
Tagged Passions:budget, compliance, GIS, manager, capital spending, purchasing, Capital Spending, Telecommunications, information technology, Communications, telecommunications, communications, market, program, Information Technology, electric, construction, and 911

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